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The Maternal and Infant Mortality Crisis

April 1st, 2022 |
The Maternal and Infant Mortality Crisis

A recent report from the National Center for Health Statistics provided unwelcome news – during the first year of the pandemic the number of deaths among pregnant women and new mothers rose 14%, with Black women most affected. Why does [See the full post…]

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Improving Community Health Through Collaboration and Data

October 22nd, 2021 |
Improving Community Health Through Collaboration and Data

In Nashville, TN, there is a collaborative movement underway to improve the health of the city that involves the largest employers, health care systems, non-profits and community leaders. Key to this movement called NashvilleHealth, are the use of data, the [See the full post…]

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Overcoming Health Disparities to Achieve Health Equity

October 23rd, 2020 |
Overcoming Health Disparities to Achieve Health Equity

Black women in the U.S. are two to three times more likely to die during or following childbirth than white women. And although Black women are about as likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer as their white counterparts, they’re [See the full post…]

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